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Forum: Culture July 17, 2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By Arielle
Although they do celebrate many unique holidays,...

Although they do celebrate many unique holidays, Spanish-speaking countries do celebrate many of the same days that we do in America. SpanishDict has some blog posts about Valentine's Day, Father's...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 26, 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,641
Posted By Arielle
Well in this sentence, they both really mean the...

Well in this sentence, they both really mean the same thing, so I guess it depends on how you feel. If you're feeling open to hearing ANYTHING someone might be thinking (which may be a pleasant or...
Forum: General Chat June 26, 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,378
Posted By Arielle
Yes, intercambios are a great way to practice!

Yes, intercambios are a great way to practice!
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 26, 2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,641
Posted By Arielle
All three are fine. Except make sure you say,...

All three are fine. Except make sure you say, "Thank you for YOUR comments" (or maybe this was just a typo!)
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 26, 2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By Arielle
WordReference is pretty good for dictionary...

WordReference is pretty good for dictionary resources too, but in my opinion SpanishDict is more comprehensive because they have other activities that EXPLAIN the words.
Forum: General Chat June 26, 2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,378
Posted By Arielle
I was under the impression that throughout the...

I was under the impression that throughout the entire thread, we were discussing helpful ways to practice Spanish over the summer before returning to school in the Fall. I do really like SpanishDict,...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 24, 2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By Arielle
Yeah, I've written this before, but SpanishDict...

Yeah, I've written this before, but SpanishDict is a really great resource. Definitely check it out. ¡Buena suerte!
Forum: Culture June 24, 2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,508
Posted By Arielle
I definitely wouldn't talk to your boyfriend...

I definitely wouldn't talk to your boyfriend about it yet. This might make things even more awkward between him and your friend (which is the opposite of what you want), and furthermore, will...
Forum: Vocabulary June 24, 2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,107
Posted By Arielle
I certainly agree with you, irmamar. Even if you...

I certainly agree with you, irmamar. Even if you don't plan on ever using these expressions, it's important to know their meanings if you want a full understanding of the language! Brute posted a...
Forum: Grammar June 23, 2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,229
Posted By Arielle
Wow! I second that, Brute. Thanks,...

Wow! I second that, Brute. Thanks, AngelicaDeAlquezar!
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 22, 2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,726
Posted By Arielle
I've actually heard somewhere that you can...

I've actually heard somewhere that you can download RS on certain sites, eliminating the price factor. I'm not encouraging illegal online activity, I'm just saying...
Forum: General Chat June 22, 2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,378
Posted By Arielle
Those are some great ideas above. And if you...

Those are some great ideas above. And if you don't know any native Spanish speakers, you've come to the right place to practice (written) conversation with. For more practice on the side in your...
Forum: Culture June 19, 2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,556
Posted By Arielle
I'm still a little confused. Is gringo a slang...

I'm still a little confused. Is gringo a slang term used in a more condescending way to outsiders or is it solely for descriptive purposes of foreigners?
Forum: Culture June 18, 2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,242
Posted By Arielle
I have never personally noticed a difference...

I have never personally noticed a difference (except for the above noted "vosotros"), but now that all of these small twists have been pointed out, I bet I will be able to hear them!
Forum: Vocabulary June 18, 2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,991
Posted By Arielle
Good luck, majidk! Rusty did a nice job of...

Good luck, majidk! Rusty did a nice job of explaining it.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 17, 2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,986
Posted By Arielle
I definitely think that pen pals contribute to...

I definitely think that pen pals contribute to the learning process. Plus, you'll gain a new friend along the way who won't judge you for your mistakes like peers in a Spanish course might. I'm so...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 16, 2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,116
Posted By Arielle
Take it slow

I find that the best way to learn a new language is to not put too much pressure on myself and make it too lesson-y. I like the idea above about reading a book you already enjoy in English, in...
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